The Phuket News Premier League predictions The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort
The Phuket News World Sport
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World  | Surf Report  | Predictions XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Ariya injured, pulls out of Olympics golf

RIO DE JANEIRO: Ariya Jutanugarn withdrew from the Olympics golf event early Saturday (Aug 20, Thailand time) with a knee injury.


Bangkok Post

Saturday 20 August 2016, 11:09AM


Ariya Jutanugarn, who was the first-round leader, was forced to withdraw after the 12th hole in the second round after the pain became more intense. Photo: AFP
Ariya Jutanugarn, who was the first-round leader, was forced to withdraw after the 12th hole in the second round after the pain became more intense. Photo: AFP

The 20-year-old Bangkokian managed to play 12 holes but was clearly stumbling and unable to play further.

Ariya said she started to feel tightness in her knee during Thursday's second round.

She met with doctors after the round. They taped her knee for the third round Friday night but the pain became more intense and she was forced to withdraw after the 12th hole.

She is “very disappointed” she told the media, “because it’s the Olympics, and I told my caddie, ‘I want to finish four days. I don’t care how many over I’m going to be,’ but I’m thinking about my career.”

The reigning British Women's Open champion had carded three bogeys, two doubles and three triples and was 12 over for the day when she called it quits.

“After the (first) round, I started feeling pain,” she said. “I feel a little bit tight, then in the second round, like almost last three holes, but I finish okay. After that, I rest, and I start to hit the ball after I play yesterday, and then I hurt, so I stop.

“I went to putt and I can’t bend… down, like a sharp pain just happened.”

C and C Marine

Ariya was the first-round leader after an opening 6-under 65 and shot even-par 71 on Thursday before coming completely unravelled in Round Three.

The second Thai golfer, Pornanong “Waew” Phatlum, had her best round on Friday, Brazil time. She shot two-under par 69, for a three round score of 212.

Her tournament total of one-under par puts her in 22nd place in the 60-woman field.

Inbee Park of Korea is in first place heading into Saturday’s final round, at 11-under par.

 

Read original story here.

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:

Comments Left: Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail: (No Hotmail, Live, MSN and Outlook accepted at this time)
Security:
   => Forget password?

Be the first to comment.

The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Patong Police chief shunted amid suspected seafood restaurant shakedown

Time after time we read in press that high ranking 'oath standing' RTP officers are forgetting themselves in performing their duties. The most...(Read More)


Phuket Immigration officers transferred amid corruption probe

It's about frikkin' time! Kudos to the anti corrupt inspector general!!...(Read More)


Police fundraiser bullies warned, nothing to do with us, says Chalong Police chief

What is the difference between 'registering' and 'filing' a complain? First the chalong colonel said ( 2nd alinea) that the victims c...(Read More)


Patong Police chief shunted amid suspected seafood restaurant shakedown

The RTP Operations Centre in BKK must be bursting at the seams with "inactive" people sitting around all day. I wonder if they need a bigger...(Read More)


Patong Police chief shunted amid suspected seafood restaurant shakedown

This is so funny. " The transfers are severely affecting the moral of other officers" Really? The fact that they all know they are under th...(Read More)


Police fundraiser bullies warned, nothing to do with us, says Chalong Police chief

So not linked to police,but head of group is BKK cop.So no charges and not going to stop them, but don't buy the tickets. Guessing local cops g...(Read More)


Hit-and-run doctor ‘drank a lot’ prior to accident

Where do they find these Generals? Straight out of Alice in Wonderland? ...(Read More)


Van driver charged with Japanese deaths

We miss the reason why this 'public tourist Van driver' did fall asleep while driving tourists. Was he overworked, under influence of alcohol...(Read More)


Hit-and-run doctor ‘drank a lot’ prior to accident

Unfortunately General Wirachai's sexist attitude is completely acceptable in this culture - the same attitude that holds a woman's choice to l...(Read More)


Hit-and-run doctor ‘drank a lot’ prior to accident

"Because a woman would not drink much", Hahahaha. Time for this top police officer to upgrade his professional knowledge of things a la 20...(Read More)

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Bangkok Hospital Phuket
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
World Entertainment
Photo Galleries
COLOURING BOOK
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2017 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.